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2017 $20 Locomotives Across Canada - GE ES44AC Fine Silver (TAX Exempt)



 
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Nearly a century after the arrival of the first diesel-electric engine, Canada’s rail industry is once again being redefined by advances in engineering. This third and final coin in the Locomotives Across Canada series showcases the fuel-efficient General Electric ES44AC—a low-emission engine that is a product of its time, and a reflection of the changing face of Canada’s railways since 1867.

Specifications:
Item Number: 155138
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 7,500
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
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Third and final coin in a series showcasing some of the locomotives that defined an era, and helped shape Canada’s history as a nation!
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Even the finest details shine in this meticulous design, thanks to a keen attention to historical accuracy, the precision engraving, and the use of multiple finishes that add subtle contrasts.
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The selective application of gold plating shines the spotlight on the locomotive, while the gold-plated rim and effigy on the obverse ensure an elegance that makes this a truly exceptional keepsake.
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All three coins in the series are sure to be treasured additions to any historical, train or Canadiana-themed collection. They are also the perfect gift for any train enthusiast!

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